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Project Manager Job

Date: May 14, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: BASF

Project Manager-1802360

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Project Manager-Houston-Katy Freeway or Geismar

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to execute large capital investment projects throughout North America. As the Project Manager you will be the focal point of responsibility, authority, and accountability of these capital investments. You will be accountable for the efforts required to execute capital projects in the range of $50-100M during the entire project life cycle. You will also have indirect supervision of a project team of 50-100 BASF and Contractor personnel, translating the objectives of the project into targets for each of the project team leads. Additionally, you will be responsible for communicating the project status, concerns, and recommended corrective actions to the project stakeholders, typically executive level individuals.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering discipline preferably Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, as well as your extensive professional experience in Project Management, you will be accountable for planning and coordinating work process and budget as well as coaching a project team to achieve project targets.
- Your strong ability to identify the root cause of conflict and minimize the impact to the project team, will allow you to motivate the people that indirectly report to you as well as negotiate terms and conditions of the project regarding the overall engineering activities.
- Your proven successful track record of executing capital projects greater than $40 MM, and managing an engineering contract >$5MM as a project owner provides the experience needed to develop and implement a plan for continuous improvement of project execution.
- Your ability to understand and manage customer expectations allows you to develop execution and contracting strategies to effectively meet objectives.
- Your strong ability to influence project stakeholders will allow you to effectively communicate to executives of project status, project risks and coordinate decisions on countermeasures to mitigate risks or capitalize on opportunities.
- You will champion the scope development process to ensure completeness of basic engineering and look for opportunities for added value through application of Value Improving Practices.
- As you identify areas of development for team members and assist them with overcoming obstacles, you will ensure compliance with all BASF policies, procedures and technical standards.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

**BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Primary Location: US-TX-Houston
Other Locations: US-LA-Geismar
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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